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Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/10/2014 11:55:45 AM

Reviewer: janey, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
was on carvedilol for 1 month had to go off that for some of the side affects. then started to use this 2.5 mg. 2 x a day. b/p good but side affects horrible, severe stomach pain every nite at 4 am-late morning. I'm 60 and can't take the pain any more. called my dr. this am . gotta get off this stuff. has increased my anxiety and nervousness plus I'm just starting Prozac for anxiety an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/6/2014 6:10:19 PM

Reviewer: Jane, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Am 69 yr old female taking for a year. Dry skin, blurry eyes, slightly swollen ankles. Serious afternoon fatigue which I'm not tolerating well. On 5mg of amlodopine at night. BP 120/80 usually. It works but I hate the fatigue! I've serously lost my ambition.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/11/2014 8:36:15 PM

Reviewer: bquick, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am having such terrible pains in my legs & ankles, I started taking Norvasc oral this week. I really could not believe it could be the meds, but after going on line & reading the reviews I will not take anymore and call my Dr. on Monday. I can barely stand up & the pain is awful.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/10/2014 2:36:10 PM

Reviewer: GL, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This med should be removed from use by the FDA. It caused non reversible damage to the sinus node resulting in Bradycardia where my heart was stopping for up to 8 seconds while sleeping or at rest. After two years on the drug I now have a pacemaker which works up to 30% of the time. This is a Big pharma ripoff as the damage done by this med is not reversible after stopping. The side effects of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/28/2014 12:55:00 PM

Reviewer: ltc, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Blood pressure affected very little. However, a side effect for me was severe depression. All I wanted to do was sit on the couch and cry. I took myself off of it and the depression bouts stopped.

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